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Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Jonathan Karam Skaff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book challenges readers to reconsider China’s relations with the rest of Eurasia. Investigating interstate competition and cooperation between the successive Sui and Tang dynasties and Turkic ... More


A Bayesian approach to the classification of the Turkic languages

Alexander Savelyev

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Despite more than 150 years of research, the internal structure of the Turkic language family remains a controversial issue. In this study, the Bayesian phylogenetic approach is employed in order to ... More


The Northwestern Turkic (Kipchak) languages

Éva Á. Csató and Lars Johanson

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0024
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the Northwestern (Kipchak) branch of the Turkic language family. Examples taken from this branch of Turkic illustrate phonological, morphological, and syntactic features ... More


The Qing and Islam on the Western Frontier

James A. Millward and Laura J. Newby

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delineates some of the main forces influencing ethnic definition in Xinjiang. In particular, it focuses on two liminal groups: the Turkic Muslim officials, or begs, who served in the ... More


Representation of the Turkic–Turkish Theme in Traditional Malay Literature, with Special Reference to the Works of the Fourteenth to Mid-Seventeenth Centuries

Vladimir Braginsky

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Turkic–Turkish theme, a significant phenomenon of traditional Malay literature during its entire Islamic period (the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries), still remains a long-neglected subject in ... More


Patricians of Bukhara: Turkic Nobility, Persianate Pedagogy, and Islamic Society

James Pickett

in Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter identifies who created, recreated, and maintained the Persian cosmopolis. Islamic scholars were not the only patricians of Bukhara, and they cannot be understood outside of the larger ... More


The Sovereign and the Sage: The Precarious, Paradoxical Relationship between the Ulama and Temporal Power

James Pickett

in Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter assesses the ulama's relationship with state power. By the long nineteenth century, the ulama stood as a pillar of the state, limited though that state was. Islamic scholars ... More


The Reconstruction of Pre-Ashkenazic Jewish Settlements in the Slavic Lands in the Light of Linguistic Sources

Paul Wexler

in Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume One: Poles and Jews Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the reconstruction of the history of pre-Ashkenazic Jewish settlement patterns in the Slavic lands. It first surveys briefly the insights of historians on early Jewish ... More


The quest for identity

Amikam Nachmani

in Turkey: Facing a New Millennium: Coping with Intertwined Conflicts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063701
eISBN:
9781781700389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063701.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on Turkey's quest for national identity and nationalism. It analyses the connection between Turkish nationalism and Islam, the encounter between Turkey and the Turkic peoples in ... More


The Making of Uzbekistan

Adeeb Khalid

in Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454097
eISBN:
9781501701351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454097.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the concept of Chaghatayism, which assumes that the entire population of Central Asia is Turkic. On that note, Uzbekness—characteristics of the non-nomadic Muslim population, ... More


The Altaic languages: Tungusic, Mongolic, Turkic

Volker Rybatzki

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a general overview of the three language groupings, i.e. Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic, that are traditionally covered by the term “Altaic”. Each language family is briefly ... More


The classification of the Transeurasian languages

Martine Robbeets

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Even if the hypothesis of Transeurasian affiliation is gradually gaining acceptance, supporters do not coincide on the internal structure of the family. Over the last century, a range of different ... More


The classification of the Turkic languages

Lars Johanson

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the genealogical classification of the Turkic languages. After a presentation of the areas in which the languages are distributed, the distinction between “language” and ... More


Broken Verse: The Materiality of the Symbol in New Turkic Poetics

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the influence of materialist aesthetics on the formation of Azerbaijani Soviet nationalism, which emerged as a cohesive discourse during the first ten years of Soviet control ... More


Introduction

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents some information on Turkey, where Turkish is the dominant language and where the majority of the population is Turk. Since the fall of the Ottoman empire in 1923 the language ... More


Turkish and the Southwestern Turkic (Oghuz) languages

Jaklin Kornfilt

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The Southwestern (Oghuz) branch of Turkic consists of languages that are largely mutually intelligible, and are similar with respect to their structural properties. Because Turkish is the most ... More


Uyghur and Uzbek, the Southeastern Turkic languages

Abdurishid Yakup

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0026
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a general overview of the two Turkic languages spoken in Central Asia, Modern Uyghur and Uzbek in the southeastern group of Turkic, paying special attention to their relation ... More


Sakha and Dolgan, the North Siberian Turkic languages

Brigitte Pakendorf and Eugénie Stapert

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0027
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a brief structural overview of the North Siberian Turkic languages Sakha (also known as Yakut) and Dolgan. Both languages are spoken in the northeast of the Russian Federation: ... More


Chuvash and the Bulgharic languages

Alexander Savelyev

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0028
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Chuvash is the sole living representative of the Bulgharic branch, one of the two principal branches of the Turkic family. While extinct Bulgharic varieties are only limitedly accessible to linguists ... More


Form and pattern borrowing across Siberian Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic languages

Gregory D. S. Anderson

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0041
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

When examining data from languages belonging to the Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic families, two virtually opposite views have been expressed: One attributes some commonalities to inheritances from a ... More


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